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ODE ON TIME.
Ere time-O who can stretch a thought
Or order in the system known?
Whose wisdom fills the radient throne !
Unbounded love, th' Eternal Cause,
Self-mov'd, omnipotent divine ;
Eternity gave birth to time.
The system moves, the orbits form,
Which shone to Deity alone ;
Kind providence with joy to own.
Th' eternal principle of life,
The work of an Almighty arm ;
He will deliver us from harm.
END OF THE FIRST YOLUME.
No. 1. Page 16, line 7, for breast, read beast-rp. 29, l. 22, f. east, r. lest.
No. 2. p. 71, l. 22, f. niore, r. no more.
No. 3.p. 137, bottom line, after the word gone, r. before me5. 188, 1. 5, from bottom, f. of some, r. in some--p. 139, l. 1, dele s--p. 140, l. 20, f. notions, r. motions--ibid, 1.2 & 25, after the word extrinsic, r. or intrinsic-p. 146. last period, r. But brothery love is a safe barrier against a persecuting spirit ; it is a devouring fire to all the machinations of the enemy' of righteousness, and to all the hay, wood and stubble, Sc.---p. 147, l. 18, f.
r. and-p. 161, l. 1, f. hence, r. here---. 184, at the bottom, the zuhole of the following, after the word crystal, was left out through nistake. “ And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and the Lamb. In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river was the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month : and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations."
The tree of the knowledge of good and evil, which grew also n the midst of the garden, was then, no doubt, what it is now, which we may understand by the following scriptures. Rom. vii. 20, « For the creature was made subject to vanity, not wilingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope.” vii. 23, “ But I see another law in my members warring gainst the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to he law of sin which is in my members.” In this place perhaps I will be well to notice the two trees as represented by St. Paul n this 7th Chapter to the Romans, by two laws. In the 12th Eerse he
says, " Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandnent holy, and just and good.” Verse 14, “ For we know that he law is spiritual ; but I am carnal, sold under sin.” Verse 16, “ If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the aw that it is good.” Verse 21, “ I find then a law, that when ( would do good, evil is present with me.” This law has been poticed from the 23d verse. in chap. 8th. 2, These laws are noticed in such a way as to give a clear idea of their powers and pature. For the law of the spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death."
P. 186, 1. 20, f. when r. where-p. 187, 1. 6, f. least, r. lest.